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  • Catholic Caucus: Our Lady of Good Help – the only apparition approved in the USA

    10/09/2021 5:23:24 PM PDT · by Coleus · 6 replies
    Aleteia ^ | October 8, 1858
    Feast Day, October 9 The only Marian apparition approved in the United States The story behind this celebration+ Devotion to this Blessed Mother under the title of “Our Lady of Good Help” dates to three apparitions of the Virgin Mary in 1859.+ In early October of that year, Adele Brise, a Belgian immigrant, experienced a vision of the Mother of God near Champion, Wisconsin. Adele described the woman as surrounded by bright light, clothed in white, with a yellow sash around her waist and a crown of stars above her flowing blond hair, and standing between two trees. No words...
  • Science Confirms: Angels Took the House of Our Lady of Nazareth to Loreto

    12/08/2018 7:17:28 AM PST · by NYer · 1,247 replies
    tfp ^ | August 7, 2016 | Luis Dufaur
    How did the Holy House take off from its foundations and reappear intact about 2,000 miles away, where it remains to this day?At a conference organized by the “Amici del Timone” Cultural Center in Staggia Senese, Italy, titled “The Story of the Incredible Move of the House of Mary of Nazareth to Loreto,” a topic was developed which challenges engineering.Indeed, the Holy House, birthplace of Our Lady and where the Archangel Gabriel announced to her the Incarnation, has been for many centuries in the town of Loreto (Santa Casa di Loreto), in the Marche region of Italy, facing the Adriatic...
  • Rosary of Our Lady's Tears(Catholic Prayer Thread)

    01/20/2010 5:31:44 PM PST · by stfassisi · 1 replies · 356+ views ^ | 1930 | Sister Amalia in Campina, Brazil.
    Next to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus there is nothing more touching and effective than the tears of our heavenly Mother! How many tears she shed on the Way of the Cross and when she stood beneath the Cross! She shed bitter tears in reparation for the many insults her Divine Son then and which He would receive in the future. She wept bitter tears for the many souls who would not submit to the Commandments of God, and so would be lost forever. In recent centuries, too, she wept tears of sorrow: The account of the apparitions of...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 02-11-17, OM, Our Lady of Lourdes

    02/10/2017 9:11:40 PM PST · by Salvation · 32 replies ^ | 02-11-17 | Revised New American Bible
    February 11, 2017 Saturday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Gn 3:9-24The LORD God called to Adam and asked him, "Where are you?"He answered, "I heard you in the garden;but I was afraid, because I was naked,so I hid myself."Then he asked, "Who told you that you were naked?You have eaten, then,from the tree of which I had forbidden you to eat!"The man replied, "The woman whom you put here with me she gave me fruit from the tree, and so I ate it."The LORD God then asked the woman,"Why did you do such a thing?"The...
  • That Remarkable Photo From the Grotto at Notre Dame

    12/21/2016 4:46:17 AM PST · by marshmallow · 40 replies
    I posted something 8 days ago on my Facebook page that has kept me busy with correspondence all week. It’s been shared and re-shared (update: thousands and thousands of times) and I’ve heard from people from all around the world. Up to this point, I have not shared any thoughts about it. I’ve simply shared the photo without much comment. However, since this image was entrusted to me, I feel a responsibility to say a few things. First, let me rehash the story: A week ago Sunday, due to my poor shower time management (1 shower for 6 people), we...
  • Have we truly arrived to a SCHISM?

    03/11/2016 5:22:36 AM PST · by JosephJames · 34 replies
    Spiritual Food Blog ^ | March 10, 2016 | Rev. Joseph Dwight
    Have we truly arrived to a SCHISM? Dear friends, As always, it is very important in these times of great confusion, when even Catholic bishops are no longer in agreement about the fundamentals of our faith and morals, to not only pray much and to study the Catechism of the Catholic Church for adults (CCC), but to keep our eyes open so as not to fall into the beautiful lies of Satan presented as if they were the Truth!!! A friend of mine recently showed me a synthesis of a conference given by Padre Santiago Martin, F.M., entitled “Love, Truth...
  • Catholic Caucus: Our Lady of Ocotlan – “The Lourdes of Mexico”, Tlaxcala, Tlax.

    11/29/2015 5:39:16 PM PST · by Coleus · 3 replies
    Madonnas of Mexico ^ | August 1, 2011 | Mary Hansen
    In 1531 Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared to Juan Diego in Mexico City and left her miraculous image on his cloak. It was a spectacular apparition and resulted in the conversion of millions to the Christian faith. Ten years later—10 th anniversaries are always significant—a second spectacular apparition occurred in Mexico: that of Our Lady of Ocotlán.In 1541, the city of Tlaxcala (an hour and a half east of Mexico City) was devastated by a smallpox epidemic in which 90% of its citizens died. Tlaxcalan Indian Juan Diego Bernardino worked at the nearby Franciscan convent—the first to be established in...
  • Queen of Heaven's Rosary

    Our Lady of the Holy Rosary - Hope for the World Introduction : Our Lady at various times has appeared and requested that her "Rosary" be said for specific causes. In our own century, she has made it known that her Rosary is a "Power" for overcoming "Paganism and Materialism". Many Stories can be told of conversions brought about by the recitation of the Rosary. A Miracle wrought by the Rosary: Saint Vincent Ferrer was once called to the sick bed of a dying man to administer the sacraments. The Sick Man would have nothing to do with the Priest...
  • Our Lady of the Holy Eucharist

    01/14/2015 9:39:46 PM PST · by OrthodoxIndianCatholic · 101 replies
    Introduction: The Blessed Mother is both Eucharistic Lady and Queen of the Holy Rosary. The Angelic Salutation "Hail Mary" that recurs throughout the Rosary that ended up in Mary's acceptance of Jesus Christ physically in her womb bonds the Rosary with the Eucharist. Linking Earth to Heaven : As the bearer of both, she draws us closer to the latter through the former. Mary's Rosary is indeed a magnetic chain that pulls us towards the Eucharist -"The Centre of Catholic - Christian Life". It is obvious that the Rosary is called "The Sacred Chain linking Earth to Heaven". It has...
  • Catholic Caucus: The Message of Lourdes

    02/19/2014 5:03:55 PM PST · by Coleus · 3 replies
    theBeacon ^ | 07.22.04 | Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli, S.T.D., S.S.L., D.D
    By the second half of the 19th century, the industrial revolution along with many new discoveries captured the minds of intellectuals and ordinary folk alike. By 1858 Mill, Darwin and Marx had published their ideas that challenged the way people looked at the world. So many drunk with the new wine of science dethroned God from his creation and denied the supernatural.   Voltaire's sarcasm and criticism reigned.  And rationalism made its wholesale rejection of basic beliefs that had sustained the human family.  The absolute, sovereign authority of God; the divine creation of humankind; the immortality of the soul; the moral...
  • How Can Mary Hear Thousands Simultaneously?

    12/15/2013 2:24:52 AM PST · by GonzoII · 102 replies
    Tim Staples' Blog ^ | October 31, 2013 | Tim Staples
    How Can Mary Hear Thousands Simultaneously? In his 1999 book, Evangelical Answers – A Critique of Current Roman Catholic Apologists, Eric Svendsen claims the Catholic Church makes Mary into not just a god, but the God:Suppose someone in the United States were to pray to Mary at a certain time during the day. Suppose further that, at exactly that same moment, someone in Europe begins also to pray to Mary… suppose at that same moment hundreds of thousands of devoted Catholics all over the world begin praying the rosary… In order for Mary to hear all those prayers at once...
  • On Jimmy Akin and mortal sin

    06/28/2013 7:18:08 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 5 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | June 28, 2013 | Paul Melanson
    In my previous post, I noted how Jimmy Akin believes that "quite a number" of those Americans who are, "committing abortion and contraception...sleeping together outside of marriage, using porn, and doing a host of other things that can endanger their souls," will not end up in hell. He writes, "It can be tempting to conclude that most Catholics in America today are going to go to hell. Is the situation that bleak?...Although Catholics sometimes say things like “contraception is a mortal sin” or “sleeping together outside of marriage is a mortal sin,” this is a form of shorthand. For a...
  • Who to believe about mortal sin: Our Lady or Jimmy Akin?

    06/25/2013 7:15:59 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 5 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | June 25, 2013 | Paul Melanson
    Father Joseph Pelletier, A.A., was a native of Winchendon, Massachusetts. And he served the Church at a time when most priests were still reminding the souls entrusted to their care about the reality of hell and that mortal sins, unrepented of, render a soul incapable of eternal life. Back then, most Catholics knew and accepted God's Holy Word: "Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither the immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor sexual perverts, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor robbers will inherit the...
  • Our Lady of Czestochowa [Catholic Caucus]

    08/26/2012 1:36:18 PM PDT · by Salvation · 11 replies ^ | not available |
    Our Lady of Czestochowa Saint Luke the Evangelist, according to tradition, is believed to be the original artist of this painting in which Mary is depicted holding the Christ Child. This sacred picture, enshrined and venerated at the renowned Marian Shrine in Poland, was first brought from Jerusalem through Constantinople and was bestowed to the Princess of Ruthenia. It was brought to Poland in 1382 through the efforts of Ladislaus of Opole who had discovered it in a castle at Belz. To ensure its protection, he invited the Monks of Saint Paul the First Hermit from Hungary to be its...
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe - A Mother for us all

    12/12/2011 9:36:01 AM PST · by DogwoodSouth · 15 replies
    Southern Fried Catholicism ^ | 12/12/2011 | Brad Noel
    On November 8, 1519 - only two years after the start of the Protestant Reformation in Western Europe - a Spanish conquistador named Hernando Cortes, led his army into the sprawling city of Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec empire in modern-day Mexico. This was the symbolic start of the conquest of the Meso-America by the Spanish. The Spanish conquistadors were seeking fame and fortune. They were accompanied, however, by Catholic missionaries who were seeking to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the indigeonous peoples of Meso-America. For more than a decade, the labor of the Catholic missionaries among...
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe - She Who Crushes the Head of the Serpent

    12/12/2011 6:39:47 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 17 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 12/12/2011 | Fr. James Farfaglia
    [SNIP] "He will strike at your head, while you strike at his heel." Scripture scholars over the years have debated regarding the word he. Should it be translated he or she or even they? But does it matter? In another words, does the he refer to the Messiah who is to come? Does the she refer to Mary? Does the they refer to the descendants of Mary; i.e., Christ and the Church? [SNIP] ...all three lead us to the same conclusion. Since it depends which original text is being used for the translation into our modern languages (the Septuagint or...
  • CATHOLIC CAUCUS: ABC's 'Primetime Nightline' to air piece July 13 on Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help

    07/09/2011 8:25:54 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 8 replies
    Diocese of Green Bay ^ | GREEN BAY, Wis. (July 5, 2011)
    Spotlight on Shrine ABC's 'Primetime Nightline' to air piece July 13 on Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help GREEN BAY, Wis. (July 5, 2011) -- The ABC News program "Primetime Nightline" featuring the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help has been rescheduled to 9 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, July 13, on the ABC network, including WBAY, Channel 2.  More on Shrine • Recognition has believers   flocking to Shrine• Shrine Web site• Shrine daily schedule• Events at Shrine• Retreats at Shrine• Chapel Chat newsletter• Apparitions approved The Shrine story is included in the program entitled "The Miracle Mysteries," the second in a five-part summer series called...
  • CATHOLIC CAUCUS: Japanese quake's epicenter located near [Akita] Marian apparition site

    03/12/2011 9:14:08 AM PST · by GonzoII · 49 replies · 4+ views
    CNA ^ | Niigata, Japan, Mar 12, 2011 Japanese quake's epicenter located near Marian apparition site The shrine of Our Lady of Akita Niigata, Japan, Mar 12, 2011 / 07:17 am (CNA).- The epicenter of the earthquake that caused a deadly March 11 tsunami is located near the site of an apparition in which Mary warned about a worldwide disaster that could afflict humanity.Japanese church officials have confirmed that the Diocese of Sendai, in the north of the country, was hit hardest by the 8.8 magnitude earthquake – the worst in Japanese history – and the resulting 23-foot waves. Hundreds of people have already been confirmed...
  • Radio Replies Second Volume - Mary

    10/25/2010 8:23:10 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 9 replies · 1+ views ^ | 1940 | Fathers Rumble & Carty
    Mary 668. Why do Catholics believe that Mary prays for them and helps them? Because they believe that she is their spiritual Mother, and that she has not lost her interest in those for whom her Son died, merely because she is in heaven. It is the Christian law, according to St. James, that we should pray for one another. The Saints in heaven pray for us who are on earth and still endeavoring to work out our salvation. And Mary is the greatest of the Saints. It is but an application in practice of our belief in the Communion...
  • Our Lady of Sorrows, part I: "Her Martyrdom was longer and greater than that of all the martyrs"

    08/28/2010 11:12:37 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 18 replies
    Catholic Womanhood/CNA ^ | St. Alphonsus Liguori During the month of September, the Catholic Church honors the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title "Our Lady of Sorrows." In this excerpt from his monumental work "The Glories of Mary," St. Alphonsus Liguori considers the depths of sorrow experienced by the Blessed Virgin Mary during her earthly life, and the ways in which they reveal her role in salvation history: Mary was the Queen of Martyrs, for her martyrdom was longer and greater than that of all the Martyrs. Who can ever have a heart so hard that it will not melt on hearing the most lamentable...